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What Inspires: Ladies of Soul and Disco

Music has a tendency to inspire me in many ways. It holds memories, improves my concentration and helps a shy girl like me get up from my seat and boogie down on the dance floor. When the design team and I first saw Berroco Mixer, a soft, shimmering yarn made from different materials fused together, we immediately… Continue reading What Inspires: Ladies of Soul and Disco

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Emily Explains: Knit and Purl Through the Back Loop

Only three more days until the release of this seasons new Spring/Summer collection! In preparation, I thought I'd demonstrate a commonly used abbreviation that you will find in many Berroco patterns: knit through the back loop (k tbl) and purl through the back loop (p tbl). By working a stitch through the back loop you… Continue reading Emily Explains: Knit and Purl Through the Back Loop

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Sneak Peek: Spring/Summer ’15

It's hard to believe there are only a few hours left in 2014. It was a great year for Berroco (I hope for you, too) and we're all excited to see what 2015 will bring. One thing you can count on is a fabulous new collection for Spring/Summer '15. Are you excited? On January 9th, we'll be… Continue reading Sneak Peek: Spring/Summer ’15

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Amy’s Thread: Our Week on Instagram

We're just back from a week-long photo shoot for our Spring/Summer '15 collection. I can't show you any designs, but I can share a sneak peek from our Instagram photos! All of these images below are from my @savoryknitting account. You can see what Ashley (our social media maven) posted by following @berrocodesign on Instagram.          

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Emily Explains: Styling Knits for In-Between Weather

We're in the middle of our Spring/Summer 2015 photo shoot right now (I can't believe it!) and all I can think about is styling. Styling for the photoshoot (spring/summer style), styling for fall (what am I wearing?!?) and how to wear my beloved handknits with the rest of my wardrobe. This last one I find… Continue reading Emily Explains: Styling Knits for In-Between Weather